Southampton's Cult Heroes: Saints' 20 Greatest Icons by Jeremy Wilson

Southampton's Cult Heroes: Saints' 20 Greatest Icons by Jeremy Wilson

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Examines the careers of the 20 greatest Cult Heroes in the history of Southampton Football Club, and discovers the essence of what makes a South Coast icon. This book tells why each of the 20 icons became the embodiment of the fans on the pitch, through anecdotes, interviews, and revelations.

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Jeremy Wilson examines the careers of the 20 greatest Cult Heroes in the history of Southampton Football Club and discovers the essence of what makes a South Coast icon. From 60s stalwart Terry Paine, through charismatic manager Lawrie McMenemy to the man known to all Saints fans as 'Le God' - Matthew Le Tissier, and from goal grabbers Mick Channon and Charlie Wayman to one club men like Francis Benali and Mr Southampton himself, Ted Bates, Wilson reveals why each of the 20 icons became the embodiment of the fans on the pitch through anecdotes, interviews and revelations. Not to mention charting how Southampton turned from a backwater side into a regular top flight club.

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SKU GOR002932588
Title Southampton's Cult Heroes: Saints' 20 Greatest Icons
Author By (author) Jeremy Wilson
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Pitch Publishing Ltd
Year Published 2006
Number of Pages 272
ISBN 10 1905449011
ISBN 13 9781905449019
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

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Jeremy Wilson examines the careers of the 20 greatest Cult Heroes in the history of Southampton Football Club and discovers the essence of what makes a South Coast icon. From 60s stalwart Terry Paine, through charismatic manager Lawrie McMenemy to the man known to all Saints fans as 'Le God' - Matthew Le Tissier, and from goal grabbers Mick Channon and Charlie Wayman to one club men like Francis Benali and Mr Southampton himself, Ted Bates, Wilson reveals why each of the 20 icons became the embodiment of the fans on the pitch through anecdotes, interviews and revelations. Not to mention charting how Southampton turned from a backwater side into a regular top flight club.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002932588
Title Southampton's Cult Heroes: Saints' 20 Greatest Icons
Author By (author) Jeremy Wilson
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Pitch Publishing Ltd
Year Published 2006
Number of Pages 272
ISBN 10 1905449011
ISBN 13 9781905449019
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.

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